According to the guidelines for medical records outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), patients
A. have the right to have errors reviewed by a hospital administrator.
B. do not have the right to have errors corrected, as the data has been previously verified by the physician.
C. have the right to have errors in their medical records corrected.
D. have the right to correct errors in identification data only.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards were developed to
A. ensure that coders could easily access each medical record.
B. determine the structure of insurance carrier payments for health care practitioners.
C. protect patient confidentiality when health information is transferred electronically.
D. define XLTM standards for health records management.
A coder would assign modifier -53 to report
A. procedures cancelled due to the patient’s condition.
B. anesthesia administration.
C. dental procedures.
D. repeat procedures.
A patient is diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoes a partial mastectomy. What CPT code would be assigned?
Which of the following anesthesia modifiers indicates a normal, healthy patient?
A coder searching for codes pertaining to tissue expanders would find them in what section of CPT?
A patient comes to the emergency room complaining of abdominal pain, nausea, and intractable vomiting. Unable to pinpoint the source of the patient’s complaints, the physician decides to admit the patient to the hospital. After conducting a complete history and examination, the patient’s final diagnosis is determined to be chronic duodenal ulcer. The patient remains hospitalized for three days. The physician sees the patient on the day of discharge. What ICD-10 and CPT codes are assigned?
A. 99223, I48.91
B. 99238, K26.7
C. 99234, N17.9
D. 99291, D63.1
What is the code for excision of Meckel’s diverticulum?